TAFÍ DEL VALLE – 8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS
Tour the North
Holiday TypeAdventure, Charming, City Tour, Classic, Desert, Family-friendly, Mountain, Museum, National Park, Romantic, Rural, Wines
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Medium Group
Tour of the most surprising and traditional places in northwestern Argentina. Starting in San Miguel de Tucumán, the city where Argentinian independence history begin more than 200 years ago. Your trip to Salta and Jujuy will take to about 3.042 meters above sea level, where you will visit the most beautiful northern landscapes, in particular Tafí del Valle.
-Regular tour departs only on Friday.
-Private tour departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability.
- Pick up and Drop Off at your hotel;
- English Speaking guide;
- Museum ticket entrance;
- National Park ticket entrance;
- Wineries ticket entrance;
DAY 1- FRIDAY
Arrival to Tucumán and transfer from airport to your hotel. As a welcome gif, we will give you an ticket for the Light and Sound Show, which recreates the decisive moments of the Independence Declaration, presented in the Historic House at 7 pm. This show will be suspended if rains. Night in Tucumán.
DAY 2 - SATURDAY
Free morning. At 4 pm you will enjoy a city tour arround San Miguel de Tucumán City where you will learn about the roots of Argentinian history. We will visit the Independence Square and its surroundings: the Goverment House, San Francisco Temple, the Cathedral, La Merced Church, the historic Tucumán's house (museum), 9 de Julio Park, the Sugar Industry Museum, Bishop Colombres House, Urquiza Squere, the Legislation House, the Casino, San Martín theater, Belgraniana House. Night in Tucumán.
DAY 3 - SUNDAY
QUEBRADA DE LOS SOSA / LOS MENHRIES / CAPILLA JESUÍTICA DE LA BANDA / TAFÍ DEL VALLE
At 7:30 am you will depart on Nation Route 38 to outskirt of the twon called Acherales. The roads goes to the Los Sosa River Gorge, and through the Natural Reserve with the same name. Continuing with the trip, you will see the monument called "El Indio". Surrounding the La Angostura reservoir you reach El Mollar so you can visit Los Menhires. Tafí del Valle is located at 2.000 meters above sea level. There its preserved the Conjunto Jesuítico de La Banda. Transfer to the hotel. Night in Tafí del Valle.
DAY 4 - MONDAY
TAFÍ DEL VALLE / AMAICHA / RUINAS DE QUILMES / CAFAYATE
Your trip will take you to the 307 Province Route where begins the ascent through the valleys. The road goes into the River Los Sosa's Gorge and we stop at the monument "El Indio". You will arrive to El Mollar so you can visit Los Menhires. After you are going to visit the picturesque city called Tafí del Valle. The same Route keeps ascending until it reaches the Calchaquí Valleys, going through the Abra del Infierno, at 3.042 meters above sea level. You will arrive to Amaicha del Valle where you are going to visit the main square and its surroundings. After, you will go on the National Route 40 and it will take you to Quilmes Sacred City. Before arriving to Cafayate, you will visit the Colalao del Valle. Night in Cafayate.
DAY 5 - TUESDAY
CAFAYATE / SALTA
In the afternoon, you will enjoy a city tour arroung Salta where you are going to visit its most attractive places: the Cathedral, the Americas' cultural center, the North historic Museum (Cabildo), San Francisco Basilica, San Bernando Convent and its panoramic view of the city, the Craft Market and the summer village of San Lorenzo. If you are intrested in visintg wineries, you should ask about half day morning excursions in Cafayate. Night in Salta.
DAY 6 - WENSDAY-
Freem mornign. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a city tour arroung Salta where you are going to visit its most attractive places: the Cathedral, the Americas' cultural center, the North historic Museum (Cabildo), San Francisco Basilica, San Bernando Convent and its panoramic view of the city, the Craft Market and the summer village of San Lorenzo. Night in Salta.
DAY 7 - THURSDAY
PUMAMARCA / HUMAHUACA / TILCARA / SAN SALVADOR DE JUJUY / SALTA
You trip to Huamahuaca Gorge will begin with the arrival to the little village of Pumamarca where you can see El Cerro de los Siete Colores, the Churhc and the Craft Market. You are going to travel along La Posta de los Hornillos, continuing towards the village of Tilcara so you can visit the Pucará and the Archaeological Museum. The trip continuies to Huacalera, the Capricorn Tropic, where you can see the colours of the hill called Pollera de la Colla. You will visit the Uquía Church where we can find the painting of the Arcabuceros' Angels. Arrival to Humahuaca with its important Cathedral and the Independence Monument called "El Indio". After lunch you will go back so we can see the Paleta del Pintor located in Maimara town. Arrive in San Salvador de Jujuy. Return to Salta. Night in Salta.
DAY 8 - FRIDAY
Transfer from hotel to airport. End of services.